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Press Releases from American College of Orgonomy (14 total)

“All People Great and Small,” the Second in a Series of Readings by Peter A. …

Princeton, NJ – March 2, 2019 – Psychiatrist and writer, Dr. Peter A. Crist, will share excerpts from his book-in-process, All People Great and Small. The second in a series of readings, covering entirely new material, will take place on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 4:00PM to 6:00PM at the American College of Orgonomy (ACO) campus in Princeton, NJ. Reception will follow. The book's title is an homage to James

Master Voice Class in a New Approach to Singing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Princeton, NJ – January 23, 2019 Do you ever wonder why some days you can sing easily and other days you can’t? Or why you always seem to be stuck singing in a lower voice when you really want to hit those high notes? Whether you are someone who just loves singing in the shower, a voice student or professional vocalist, you can find out the answers

A NEW APPROACH TO FINDING JOY IN YOUR WORK

November 9, 2018 Want more satisfaction in your work life? Seeking a new career but not sure how to choose one that suits you? Perhaps you need a new perspective on your current job. Thanks to the generosity of Orson Bean, renowned actor, comedian and author of Me and the Orgone and Lalo Schifrin, musician, conductor and Oscar award winning composer, you can join board-certified psychiatrist, Peter A.

A Different Kind of Psychiatry: An Adolescent Comes Out of the Fog of Marijuana

A Different Kind of Psychiatry: An Adolescent Comes Out of the Fog of Marijuana For Immediate Release Princeton, NJ – November 2, 2018 The ACO is offering the public an exciting opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn how medical orgone therapy makes a difference in treating a variety of emotional problems with the launch of a new, ongoing series of clinical case presentations and discussions being held monthly at

Problems with Marijuana Forum: It’s Time to Get the Facts

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Brunswick, NJ - August 23, 2018 Doctors and other professionals working in the trenches with drug addiction will tackle the abundance of misinformation about marijuana and marijuana use by young adults. “Problems with Marijuana: An ACO Sponsored Forum” will feature a variety of speakers from different walks of life who will offer their perspective on the subject. The event takes place on Saturday, October 6, 2018 at Rutgers

Princeton Psychologist Discusses the Consequences of Legalized Pot

For Immediate Release Princeton Psychologist Discusses the Consequences of Legalized Pot Princeton, NJ – August 29, 2017 - Is the legalization of marijuana in most states inevitable? How will legalization affect children, adolescents and young people? How does using pot really affect the human body? How does it affect the developing nervous system and emotional functioning of adolescents and young people? There is more talk, opinion, and debate than ever before about

Master Class in a New Approach to Singing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Princeton, NJ – March 6, 2017 Do you ever wonder why some days you can sing easily and other days you can’t? Or why you always seem to be stuck singing in a lower voice when you really want to hit those high notes? Whether you are someone who just loves singing in the shower, a voice student or professional vocalist, you can find out the answers

A New Perspective on Alcohol and Drug Addiction

Princeton, NJ – January 5, 2017 Do you know someone whose life has been turned upside down because of alcohol or drug addiction? How can families cope with addiction, and what effect do family dynamics have on the addict? How do 12-step programs like A.A. work? To better understand the problems both addicts and their loved ones face and to find some answers, join psychiatrist Edward Chastka,

Personal Relationships in the Digital Age

Princeton, NJ March 1, 2013 - Few advances in technology have presented such extremes of wonderful possibilities and such questions and challenges as do social media and digital communication. Have you ever used the Internet to reconnect with an old friend or distant relative? Do you keep in nearly constant contact with friends by texting them? Have you ever been frustrated when someone interrupts a conversation with you to receive

ACO Movie Night Screening of "The Artist" and Open Group Discussion

ACO MOVIE NIGHT SCREENING OF “THE ARTIST” AND OPEN GROUP DISCUSSION ABOUT EMOTIONS, CHARACTER, AND THE POWER OF WORDS AND SILENCE. Princeton, NJ – February 6, 2013 People often forget that when movies first appeared on the screen, they were silent. Actors mouthed words but their emotions had to be conveyed by their expression, their body language, their movements. Music was employed as well to literally and

RENOWNED SUBSTANCE ABUSE EXPERT AND PSYCHOLOGIST SHATTER MARIJUANA MYTHS

Princeton, NJ – March 1, 2012 “Marijuana is harmless because it’s just a plant. It’s natural.” “You can’t get addicted to pot.” “Alcohol is much more dangerous than marijuana.” These and other common misconceptions about marijuana use will be discussed on Saturday, March 31, 2012 by nationally recognized substance abuse expert Richard Ryan and psychologist Dee Apple at the presentation, “Clearing the Air: Facts & Fictions about Marijuana” at

Psychiatrist Explores Eye-Opening Lessons Learned From Children's Literature

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PSYCHIATRIST EXPLORES EYE-OPENING LESSONS LEARNED FROM CHILDREN’S LITERATURE Princeton, NJ – February 21, 2011 – “Are Children’s Books Just for Kids?” is a public presentation about the parenting and life lessons that abound in contemporary children’s literature. In “Chrysanthemum” by Kevin Henkes, a young mouse deals with suddenly being made fun of at school. How she, her parents, and teacher handle the situation and

Psychiatrists Evaluate Today's Doctor/Patient Relationship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PSYCHIATRISTS EVALUATE TODAY’S DOCTOR/PATIENT RELATIONSHIP Princeton, NJ – January 11, 2011 – “Is the Doctor Really In?” features an open discussion about today’s doctor/patient relationship and how to make each visit count amidst the barrage of insurance paperwork and new government reforms and regulations. It is possible for both doctor and patient to make a more genuine connection. The discussion will focus on what each

Princeton NJ Area Psychiatrist Delves into the Modern Communication Age

Princeton, NJ – September 3, 2009 - Text, Phone or Talk: What Really Works? For the past year, the public has been bombarded with stories about Internet use, cell phones, Twitter, Facebook, Wii, and the like. But no one has thoroughly explored how the modern electronic age has impacted our personal and business lives -- until now. Board-certified psychiatrist, Dr. Peter Crist, who is also a business consultant as